Ebola and BHP's spin-off cure

THE Ebola virus will be high on the agenda this week at an African-focused conference in Perth but it is another disease that local miners are urgently seeking a remedy for. The Metal Detective wonders if BHP’s NewCo spin-off could be just what the doctor ordered. The Metal Detective, by Stephen Bell

With the latest Ebola outbreak causing havoc in parts of West Africa – a favoured haunt of Aussie gold and iron ore hopefuls – there will be plenty of interest in the address by UK infectious disease